Daniel Kaluuya is the latest star to lend his voice to Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse, the seuqle to the 2019 Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. The film is currently set for release on June 2, 2023, with a third installment already dated for March 29, 2024.
Shameik Moore returns as main hero Miles Morales and Hailee Steinfeld is reprising her role as Gwen Stacy, a.k.a. Spider-Gwen. Also starring in the sequel are Oscar Isaac, Brian Tyree Henry, Luna Lauren Velez, Greta Lee, Issa Rae, Rachel Dratch, Jorma Taccone, Shea Whigham, and Jason Schwartzman.
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Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse follows Miles Morales (Moore) as Brooklyn’s friendly neighborhood Spider-Man, plunged into the multiverse where he joins forces with Gwen Stacy and a new team of Spider-folks to face off with a villain more powerful than anything they have ever encountered.
Kaluuya will voice the super-powered New York teenager Hobart “Hobie” Brown, a.k.a. “Spider-Punk” — a character from comic book scribe Dan Slott and artist Olivier Coipel, who was introduced in The Amazing Spider-Man Vol. 3 #10 in 2015.
Oscar Isaac as Miguel O’Hara, aka Spider-Man 2099; Hailee Steinfeld as Gwen, Brian Tyree Henry as Miles’ dad Jefferson Davis; Luna Lauren Velez as Miles’ mom Rio Morales; Issa Rae as Jessica Drew, aka Spider-Woman; Jorma Taccone as Vulture; Rachel Dratch; Shea Whigham; Greta Lee; and Jason Schwartzman as Spot
Justin K. Thompson, Joaquim Dos Santos, and Kemp Powers are directing the pic based on a script from the original’s writer-producer Phil Lord, producer Christopher Miller and David Callaham.
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Lord and Miller will also produce the project like they did the first one along with Amy Pascal, Avi Arad, and Christina Steinberg. Alonzo Ruvalcaba is co-producing.
The multi-hyphenate recently produced Adamma Ebo’s Sundance-premiering comedy Honk For Jesus. Save Your Soul. under his 59% Production banners. He will make his feature writing debut with Netflix’s upcoming dystopian thriller The Kitchen, also produced by his 59%, and is additionally set to star in and produce Netflix’s The Upper World, based on the novel by Femi Fadugba.